Biotica Technology, a University spin-out company, yesterday (Tuesday 7 January 2003) announced the completion of a $5 million round of financing. The proceeds from this round of financing will be used to advance Biotica's proprietary discovery pipeline and will also allow the company to strengthen its research effort and expand its management team.
The University of Cambridge's Estate Management and Building Service(EMBS)is leading the way in encouraging training within the construction industry and by raising the profile of skilled tradesmen in an attempt to address the current skills shortage.
Cambridge cosmologist and Director of the Millennium Maths Project Professor John Barrow has won a prize for a play which explores the mathematical concept of infinity. Infinities was directed by Luca Ronconi and attracted rave reviews in Italy where it premiered at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano last Spring. It has now been awarded the 2002 Premi Ubu for best play in the annual Italian Theatre Awards, the most prestigious prize in Italy's counterparts to the UK's Olivier Awards.